Alina Davis, a 23-year-old trans woman, and Allison Brooks, her 19-year-old partner, donned matching white floor-length bridal gowns and married at a civil registry office earlier this month.
As Davis is still legally regarded as male, the office had no choice but to hand them a marriage certificate.
The couple said officials chided them, and appeared to be violent.
‘She called us the shame of the family and said we need medical treatment … I was afraid my pussycat [an affectionate pet name in Russian] would beat the fuck out of her,’ Davis said on her VK page.
But the couple were allowed to sign the papers, meaning a gay couple in Russia are legally recognized as married – even if it’s through a loophole.
‘This is an important precedent for Russia,’ Davis said.
Russia banned same-sex marriage and outlawed ‘gay propaganda’ in 2013.
holy jesus look at these two warrior princesses
they are my heroes
YOU GO GIRLS
"Oh, you don’t wanna recognize my gender? Okay then lol guess you have to recognize my marriage"
that is amazing
German Calvary cross the Meuse in August 1914
Fawzia Fuad of Egypt was an Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
G.I. comforting a grieving infantryman- Korean War, August 28, 1950
Construction of Manhattan Bridge, NY, 1909
A room in Shakespeare’s Childhood home; c. 1880
4 year old Joseph Schleifstein, who survived the Holocaust by being kept hidden by his father, from Nazi officials inside Buchenwald concentration camp, is seen here shortly after his liberation in April, 1945 -
Bavarian Germans speak German in such a way that other Germans find it hard to understand them.
I learned this when attempting to speak to two, on a subway. They informed me that this was why I was having troubles.
Adolf Hitler was born in Austria. However, he admired Germany greatly. This supposedly caused him to feel obliged to restore Germany with the greatness he felt it deserved.
Some may not know that, as a child, his favourite books and games included those about The American West. As it was the “New World” persay.
During his reign, Hitler had exclusive officers carry copies of these books about killing Indians. As he associated the two.